Dr. Maria Ampartzaki is an Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education in the Department of Preschool Education, University of Crete, Greece. Her research interests include information and communications technology (ICT) in education, science education in the early years, inquiry-based and art-based learning, teachers’ professional development, action-research, and the pedagogy of multiliteracies, among others. Dr. Ampartzaki holds a degree in Early Years Education, an MA in Music Education, and an EdD. She has published her research in numerous academic publications and is widely referenced by educators worldwide. She has run and participated in several funded and non-funded projects regarding early childhood education, values education, science education, and ICT in education.